Degrees Of Comparison Worksheet For Classes 5 And 6

Adjectives can be used to compare. Study the examples given below.

  • She is more beautiful than her sister.
  • Ram is stronger than Shyam.
  • John is the tallest boy in the class.

Here the expressions more beautiful and stronger are examples of comparative adjectives. Tallest is an example of a superlative adjective.

This grammar worksheet tests a student’s ability to use the degrees of comparison. Complete the following sentences using an adjective of the appropriate degree of comparison.

Degrees of comparison worksheet

1. Gold is …………………………….. than silver. (expensive)

2. The sun is ………………………… than the moon. (hot)

3. Honey is …………………………… than milk. (sweet)

4. Supriya is ………………………….. than Maya. (tall)

5. The elephant is ………………………….. than the tiger. (big)

6. The cheetah runs ………………………………… than the deer. (fast)

7. Alice is …………………………… than Mary. (pretty)

8. China is ………………………….. than India. (large)

9. My brother is ……………………………… than I am.  (short)

10. My father is ………………………………… than my mother. (old)

Solution

1. Gold is more expensive than silver.

2. The sun is hotter than the moon.

3. Honey is sweeter than milk.

4. Supriya is taller than Maya.

5. The elephant is bigger than the tiger.

6. The cheetah runs faster than the deer.

7. Alice is prettier than Mary.

8. China is larger than India.

9. My brother is shorter than I am. OR My brother is shorter than me.

10. My father is older than my mother.

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